celeriac[sə ler′ē ak′]
a variety of celery (Apium graveolens var. rapaceum) grown for its edible, fleshy, white root
Origin of celeriacaltered ; from celery + uncertain or unknown; perhaps obsolete ache, an umbelliferous plant, wild celery, parsley ; from Middle English ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin apium; probably ; from apis, bee
An edible variety of celery (Apium graveolens var. rapaceum) cultivated for its swollen knobby root. Also called celery root.
Origin of celeriacAlteration of celery.
See also: célériac